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Clothing and the Etruscan body

in The Etruscans

May 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient and Classical Art (to 500 CE); Classical History; Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE). 1813 words.

‘Clothing and the Etruscan body’ looks at what we know about what the Etruscans actually looked like. We know that they were probably shorter than modern Italians. In youth, they tended...

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Empire, crisis, and response, 600–300 bc

in The Etruscans

May 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient and Classical Art (to 500 CE); Classical History; Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE). 6938 words.

‘Empire, crisis, and response, 600–300 bc’ turns to a prosperous and successful period in Etruscan society, characterized by some of the most well-known iconic moments in Etruscan art, tomb...

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The Etruscan language

Christopher Smith.

in The Etruscans: A Very Short Introduction

May 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient and Classical Art (to 500 CE); Classical History; Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE). 920 words.

‘The Etruscan language’ describes what we know about the language of the Etruscans and how much we can decipher about them from their language. Etruscan is not an Indo-European language....

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Etruscan religion

in The Etruscans

May 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient and Classical Art (to 500 CE); Classical History; Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE). 3539 words.

‘Etruscan religion’ aims to shed light on the apparent ‘mysterious origins’ of Etruscan religious practices. Evidence of sanctuaries and temples shows lavish architecture expenditure from...

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Etruscan tomb painting and Etruscan art

in The Etruscans

May 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient and Classical Art (to 500 CE); Classical History; Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE). 2754 words.

‘Etruscan tomb painting and Etruscan art’ considers the particular Etruscan artistic style and asks whether it should be considered as a local phenomenon. What can be said about the...

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The Etruscans

Christopher Smith.

May 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Book. Subjects: Ancient and Classical Art (to 500 CE); Classical History; Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE). 168 pages.

This book explores Etruscan history, culture, language, and customs and examines the controversial debates about their origins, placing them within the geographical, economic, and political...

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Etruscology: Its Origins and Development

in The Etruscans

May 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient and Classical Art (to 500 CE); Classical History; Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE). 2235 words.

‘Etruscology: Its Origins and Development’ examines the scholarly study of the Etruscans and how we first became interested in this small race of people. It happened in the twelfth century...

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Imperial epilogue

Christopher Smith.

in The Etruscans

May 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient and Classical Art (to 500 CE); Classical History; Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE). 2721 words.

‘Imperial epilogue’ looks at the demise of the Etruscan era and analyses when it actually happened and what we can glean from evidence. Land redistributions, the transformation of the...

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Introduction

in The Etruscans

May 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient and Classical Art (to 500 CE); Classical History; Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE). 1421 words.

The Introduction explains who the Etruscans were and puts them in a historical context. Where did they come from and why was their language so unusual? For 500 years, from around 400 to 900...

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The origins of the Etruscans

in The Etruscans

May 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient and Classical Art (to 500 CE); Classical History; Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE). 1870 words.

‘The origins of the Etruscans’ examines the debate surrounding the question of where the Etruscans came from. This debate has been prompted by evidence in ancient literary sources. There...

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The Roman conquest

in The Etruscans

May 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient and Classical Art (to 500 CE); Classical History; Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE). 5601 words.

‘The Roman conquest’ describes the impact of the Roman imperialist expansion into Etruria on the people of the region. The conquest was part of a much broader drive towards domination by...

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Towards the Etruscan city-state

in The Etruscans

May 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient and Classical Art (to 500 CE); Classical History; Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE). 1356 words.

‘Towards the Etruscan city-stage’ looks at what we know about the highly urbanized form of the Etruscans’ living environment. Urbanization is the characteristic which has defined the...

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The transformation of Etruria

in The Etruscans

May 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient and Classical Art (to 500 CE); Classical History; Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE). 4797 words.

‘The transformation of Etruria’ looks at the influence of Greek culture on the Etruscans and assesses its real extent. This influence can be seen in many aspects of Etruscan art and...

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The Villanovan revolution

in The Etruscans

May 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ancient and Classical Art (to 500 CE); Classical History; Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE). 2706 words.

‘The Villanovan revolution’ examines this complex period of development, detailing its roots and impact on Etruscan society. This era is characterized by the creation of new sites and jumps...

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